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Video: Super Bowl Champion Cliff Avril Got Beat up as a Kid for Being Haitian

SuperBowl Champion Cliff Avril Got Beat up as a Kid for Being Haitian

In this video interview with ESPN’s Highly Questionable With Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones, Haitian-American football defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks and Super Bowl XLVIII champion talks about getting beat up for being Haitian. [WATCH]

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Haitian American Teen Victoria Duval Wins First-Round Match at US Open

Haitian-American Teen Victoria Duval Wins First-Round Match at US Open

Seventeen year old Haitian American Victoria Duval scored her first victory in the main draw of a Grand Slam, and it was an impressive one. She beat 2011 U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in a stressful battle of nerves.

“I think I played amazing today,” she said. “It was incredible. The whole match was just really an incredible match and I’m happy I pulled through.”

The former US Open champion was on the ropes in the third set, with Duval serving for the match up 5-4. But Stosur fought off two match points before Duval’s forehand winner buried the Aussie. Continue Reading →

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Haitian-American Soccer Star Jozy Altidore Launches Official Website

Haitian-American Soccer Star Jozy Altidore Launches Official Website

22 year-old Haitian-American soccer player has just launched his official website http://jozyaltidore.com. The website features links to social profiles, bio, photo gallery, news/media, his charitable foundation as well as sponsorship partners.

“I think it’s really important to utilize websites and social media outlets to your advantage as a professional athlete,” he told Mashable in an email written from the Netherlands, where he plays professionally. “It’s an easy way to give your fans, people you inspire and those who look up to you as a role model an opportunity to get to know you better on a more personal level.”

Jozy Altidore was dropped Monday from the U.S. roster for a pair of critical World Cup qualifiers after disappointing U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann in games and practice over the last year. Continue Reading →

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